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Afganistan

How liberal values became a business in Afghanistan

Over the last two decades, the United States injected millions of dollars and deployed over 700,000 troops aimed at counterinsurgency a...

Afghan president proposes three-phase peace roadmap: Repor...

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani will put forward a three-phase peace roadmap for Afghanistan during a proposed meeting in Tu...

US looks to build on secret portions of Taliban deal to re...

Afghan security forces at an outpost in Kandahar, on the edge of the Panjwai district, in January. The Taliban have overtaken much of...

Taliban claim shooting down helicopter in southern Afghani...

A file photo shows an Afghan military military helicopter. Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for the reported downing...

Getting wrong the right way to get out of Afghanistan

With President Biden nears a decision on whether to keep American forces in Afghanistan, the president should be listening to Defense S...

Biden’s Afghanistan dilemma

U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in Afghanistan’s Wardak province Is America’s longest war finally coming to an end? Tha...

Russian FM to visit Pakistan to discuss Afghan peace, regi...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will travel to Pakistan next week on a visit that appears to be focused on the Afghan endgame an...

Turkish officer assumes NATO-led office in Afghanistan

Turkish Brigadier General Selcuk Yurtsizoglu on Tuesday assumed command of the NATO-led unit Train, Advise, Assist Command-Capital in A...

DoD spent hundreds of millions on air transport in Afghani...

The Defense Department lost out on an unknown amount in reimbursement costs by failing to ask coalition partners to repay the United St...

Afghanistan’s president says will step aside if election i...

Ghani has resisted the proposal for a new transitional government in Afghanistan [File: Mariam Zuhaib/AP] Afghanistan’s Pres...

The many pitfalls of the new US proposal for Afghan peace

Afgan President Ashraf Ghani, center, meets with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, center left, and their delegations, at the pres...

The Taliban think they have already won, peace deal or not

Members of a Taliban red unit, an elite force, in Laghman Province’s Alingar district in Afghanistan, last year The Taliban&...

PM Oli is paying Nepal faction leaders back with their own...

Ever since the Supreme Court revived the CPN-UML and the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) on March 7, KP Sharma Oli, the UML ch...

'Dialogue lifts hopes for lasting peace in Afghanistan'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu attends the Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process' the 9th Ministerial Conference chaired by Pre...

Afghanistan: What next?

“It is going to be hard to meet the May 1 deadline in terms of tactical reasons. It’s hard to get those troops out. We will...

U.S. envoy to Afghanistan heads to Turkey and region to pu...

FILE PHOTO: U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad attends a news briefing following the Afghan peace conference in Moscow, Russia March...

Biden faces tough choices in Afghanistan as troop withdraw...

U.S. President Joe Biden has mulled over extending the May 1 deadline set last year by his predecessor Donald Trump with the Taliban fo...

China resents US presence in Afghanistan

Unidentified militia group shot down  helicopter with laser weapons in Wardak March 18 killing Afghan military personnel. The &ld...

Taliban say will force foreign troops out if US misses Afg...

Foreign troops will be driven out of Afghanistan by force if the US fails to meet a May 1 deadline to withdraw its remaining soldiers,...

Sticky bombs latest weapon in Afghanistan’s arsenal of war

Sticky bombs slapped onto cars trapped in Kabul’s chaotic traffic are the newest weapons terrorizing Afghans in the increasingly...

Joe Biden must end the Afghanistan war On May 1

President Joe Biden signs a commission for Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in the Oval Office of the...